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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 10

The repeating watch was originally designed by Daniel Quare (1648-1724). In a battle for the patent with Edward Barlow in 1687, it was James II who awarded the ...
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A New Kind of Freedom (To Exist)

We recently met with the Founders of Freedom To Exist (fte) a new company with an unconventional approach to watch design and production. A London based, self-funded start-up, ...
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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 7

Have you ever noticed that most World Time watches feature many very predictable major cities with the exception of Noumea. This appears on the watch face usually at ...
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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 8

On the eighth day, we have more of a question. The use of Silicon (or Silicium if you insist!) in the escapement of the Girard-Perregaux ‘Constant Force’ Escapement ...
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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 6

The Rattrapante (often referred to as a ‘Split Second’ or ‘Double’ Chronograph) watch allows for the timing of two separate events through the use of two separately controlled ...
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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 5

Lilith was a female demon or ‘night hag’ who, according to some of the many stories about her, was Adam’s first wife, Eve being the second. Lilith was ...
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MrWatchMaster Meets…Nicholas Bowman-Scargill (Part 2)

We spent the day with Nicholas Bowman-Scargill, Director of Fears Watch Company Limited. After six decades dormant, Fears has been re-established by Edwin’s great-great-great-grandson, Nicholas, to once again ...
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MB&F M.A.D.Gallery Introduces Amazing Robot Sculptures

Following “Viva la Robolución!” by +Brauer, the MB&F M.A.D.Gallery proudly presents another exceptional exhibit of robotic sculptures representing the very epitome of cool: virtuoso Hervé Stadelmann merges his ...
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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 4

We’ve had a great deal of fun researching the nick-names of the famous Rolex GMT Master series. So here they are in all their glory: Blue and Black ...
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Exclusive: The Twelve Complications of Christmas – Number 3

The name Radiomir is synonymous with Panerai and diving watches. Patented by Guido Panerai in 1916, it is a compound of radium bromide, mesothorium and zinc sulphide (ZnS). ...
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